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4000
Students enrolled in this school.
3
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
8
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

RISEBA University of Business, Arts and Technology is a university type private higher educational institution fully accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Latvia. RISEBA was one of the first private higher education institutions in Latvia. Today, RISEBA is among the 10 largest higher education institutions in Latvia (both public and private) with almost 3000 students, including 200 international students, who attend 19 study programmes of different levels and directions, and more than 9000 alumni.Over the last two decades, RISEBA has gone through a substantial transformation from a small, ambitious business school to a university that provides, in addition to business and management programmes, studies in communications, audiovisual media arts, and architecture, thus transforming the institution into "the place where business meets arts”. RISEBA stands out from the other higher education institutions as the one with a clear international focus and is distinguished by the exclusivity of the study programmes offered and the variety of languages of instruction. RISEBA provides programmes which are either unique in the market or were first introduced to the market by RISEBA. It is one of the few institutions that offers full degree programmes in three languages – Latvian, English and Russian.

What are the admissions criteria?

Applications are accepted from March 1st-June 30th. If English is not your native language, proof of English proficiency is required. 

What is student life like?

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Housing options.

The university provides housing in student residences, and prices range from 90–300 euros per month.

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